how can I got my key out without breaking it off inside of ignition

Asked by Emanuel Jan 15, 2016 at 01:29 AM about the 2003 Cadillac CTS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car will crank but after turning off key want come

4 Answers


Mess with shifter. put in park fully while turning/pulling key out.


Is your check engine light on, or your security light? Mine did the same thing and it ended up being the Computer. Yes, it stops the key from turning all the way off to get it out. There should be a small hole under the ignition. If you push a small rod, like paper clip in with ignition switch all the way forward it will release the switch to turn back and remove.(Battery must be disconnected)


to Bobby5876: do i have 2 take off the plastic cover to the ignition to get 2 the small hole?

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Turn the steering wheel to the right or left a fraction of an inch while you remove the key

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